Does Chronic Kidney Disease Mean Chronic Renal Failure

Does Chronic Kidney Disease Mean Chronic Renal FailureFor people with kidney disorder, they may regard chronic kidney disease as chronic renal failure mistakenly. Want to know more about the relationships? Follow me to find the answer.

Chronic kidney disease and chronic kidney failure 

Frankly speaking, chronic kidney disease affects many people nowadays. It refers to a medical condition in which kidneys fail to work normally. Based on the GFR level, it is classified into 5 stages. Diabetes, high blood pressure are the leading causes of CKD, besides, immune disorders, urinary tract infection, nephritis can also lead to this disorder.

However, chronic kidney failure refers to advanced stage of kidney disease. And the glomerular filtration rate is less than 90ml/min, while the normal GFR value is 125ml/min for adults. Accumulation of metabolic products, imbalance of water and electrolytes, endocrinology disturbance of kidneys are the main features. As time goes by, it will progress into ESRD eventually, in this stage, the life will be seriously endangered.

As for the causes, illness including chronic nephritis, chronic interstitial nephritis, SLE, PKD, urinary calculi, etc are related to the onset of CFR.

Are there some effective measures?

Troubled by the discomforts, patients need to take effective measures early. At Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, experts recommend patients do the following things well:

A well-balanced diet Normally, the dietary principle can be less intake of salt, moderate ingestion of protein foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, low-potassium, low-phosphorus, etc. For personalized advice, please click the Live Doctor to get the answer.

Blood-purification technique and hot compress therapy The former method can help create a favorable internal environment by excreting wastes, extra fluid, middle molecular substances and macromolecular toxins out of the blood.

The latter one is a new form of TCM, and the whole procedure is painless. More importantly, it can not only help relieve the symptoms but also repair the damaged renal intrinsic cells.

If you are suffering from chronic kidney disease or chronic kidney failure, we hope the above contents can be beneficial. Any doubts, please email to Good luck!


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